Internet Providers in Chicora, PA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Chicora, PA
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 11
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $61.24

Internet Access in Chicora, Pennsylvania

Data on this page is calculated based on the FCC's bi-annual provider territory filings. BroadbandNow also uses direct provider coverage reports to further validate and enhance that information on a census block or lit address level. Plan and pricing information is collected manually by our research team. To date, we've aggregated 256 Internet deals in the area around Chicora in the past few years. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 436 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Chicora.

DSL broadband from telephone providers has widespread availability in comparison to other Internet technologies in Chicora because it relies on telephone cable to send data. The acronym is short for "Digital Subscriber Line."

2 Internet options per address isn't a particularly high level of competition when compared to other areas, but it's sufficient to reduce pricing in Chicora neighborhoods with provider overlap. As is evident in the map below, availability often varies from block to block.

Aside from the Internet options detailed above, CenturyLink is a third option for Internet in 97 percent of Chicora.

Internet Statistics 2021

200 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Chicora, Pennsylvania

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Armstrong 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 96.6%
Armstrong 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 83.8%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 97.3%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Windstream 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 6.7%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Chicora

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Chicora is the 661st most connected city in Pennsylvania ahead of West Sunbury, Karns City, and Worthington, but behind East Brady and Fenelton.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 2,000 people in Butler County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 31% of people living in Chicora have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 96% of Chicora residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Butler County, approximately 6,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Data Cap Issues in Chicora

Data collected by our market research team shows that many of the top ISPs in Chicora place a limit on data use for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial because subscribers view them as a tactic for limiting streaming, while providers maintain that they are a necessary strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming, which easily eats up 1–7GB/hour.

Compare Chicora to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Chicora 134.3 Mbps 6 $0.86 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +400.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +14.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +26.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +35.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +27.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )